jaywalker


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jay·walk

 (jā′wôk′)
intr.v. jay·walked, jay·walk·ing, jay·walks
To walk across a street in violation of traffic law, especially by crossing outside of a marked pedestrian crosswalk at an intersection.

[From jay, inexperienced person.]

jay′walk′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jaywalker - a reckless pedestrian who crosses a street illegally
pedestrian, footer, walker - a person who travels by foot
Translations
الشّخْص المخالِف لِحَرَكَة المُرور
neukázněný chodec
fumlegænger
vigyázatlanul közlekedõ gyalogos
kærulaus gangandi vegfarandi
neatsargus pėsčiasisneatsargus vaikščiojimas per gatvę
neuzmanīgs gājējs
nedisciplinovaný chodec
sokakta dikkatsiz yürüyen kimse

jaywalker

[ˈdʒeɪˌwɔːkəʳ] Npeatón/ona m/f imprudente

jaywalker

[ˈdʒeɪwɔːkər] npiéton(ne) m/f indiscipliné(e)

jaywalker

[ˈdʒeɪˌwɔːkəʳ] npedone m indisciplinato (nell'attraversare la strada)

jaywalker

(ˈdʒeiwoːkə) noun
a person who walks carelessly among traffic. She never looks to see if there's a car coming before she crosses the road – she's a jaywalker.
ˈjaywalking noun
The police were concerned about the number of accidents involving jaywalking.
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Willie Mullins may take the bumper with Falas Lad, and Jaywalker could score in the hunter chase.
Summary: Jaywalker jumped on to road and lay flat as bus ran over him, says officer
A jaywalker was seriously injured on Friday night when a motorist ran over him at Oman street.
Putting one's lifeon the lineA jaywalker on King Faisal Road in Sharjah.
In another case a Filipina jaywalker died in a runover accident on Al Sarayat Street near the Jumeirah Lake Towers by a car driven by an Indian woman, as she was crossing the road in an undesignated area.
Meanwhile, a jaywalker died and two others sustained injuries on Friday when a car ran over them as they were crossing Al Ittihad Street in Ajman.
Or perhaps Fleckman honestly believes that a police officer would stop a jaywalker rather than a robber (if both crimes were being committed at the same time).
Recently, Sharjah Police launched a campaign targeting jaywalker.
Stopping the vehicle on the pedestrians crossing carries a fine of Dh500 and a jaywalker will be slapped a fine of Dh200," he said.
A young Asian jaywalker said on condition of anonymity that it is "too convenient" to use gaps.
The federal traffic law fines a jaywalker some Dh200 if caught crossing road where undesignated,"
1), while third Jaywalker let down backers at a low of 1.